Trivia night to be hosted Tuesday

Helena Edwards, Staff Reporter

The Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity will be hosting a trivia night for LGBT History Month.

The event will be at 7 P.M. on Oct. 20, held virtually through zoom and will cover topics ranging from history to definitions.

To register those interested can go to the Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity website, which also includes information for other events.

Other events being hosted for the month include:

· International Pronouns Day, Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Library Quad

· Big Gay Panel, a virtual event at 4 p.m. Friday

· Safe Zone, a virtual event 2 p.m. Saturday

· Panther Fire Side Chat focused on LGBTGIA+ history, a virtual meeting at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27

· Virtual Student Drag Show, a virtual event Nov. 6, the meeting time has not been determined

Topics for the Panther Fireside chat will include heteronormativity and cisgender-normativity, campus inclusive accommodations, and coming out in 2020.

According to the organization Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, LGBT History Month was created in 1994 by a history teacher in Missouri.

It was originally created around previously well-known days like National Coming Out Day and commemorating the first march on Washington by LGBT people on Oct. 14, 1979.

 

Helena Edwards can be reached at 581-2812 or at [email protected]